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State House Daybook: Feb. 28, 2018

February 28, 2018 - Posted in This Week in South Carolina by Gavin Jackson

This Week in South Carolina: In Session provides you with the information you need to navigate the South Carolina General Assembly during the legislative session. Each edition provides a snapshot of the legislative day with meeting schedules, agendas, news and other resources in one place.

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The Senate gavels in at 11:45 a.m. Watch live here.  Calendar.  Journal


The House gavels in at 12 p.m. Watch live here.  Calendar.  Journal


Combined meeting schedule:

9:00 a.m., Senate L.C.I. Regulatory and Local Government Subcommittee, Gressette Room 307, agenda

9:00 a.m., Senate General Committee, Gressette Room 207, agenda

9:00 a.m., Joint Bond Review Committee Gressette Room 105, agenda, watch

9:00 a.m., Senate Finance K-12 Education School Equity, Gressette Room 308, agenda

10:00 a.m., Senate Fish, Game and Forestry Subcommittee on S.1044 and H.4807, Gressette Room 407, agenda

9:00 a.m., House 3-M Subcommittee I, Health and Environmental Affairs on H.3826 and H.4600, Blatt Room 427

9.00 a.m., House E.P.W. Motor Vehicles Subcommittee on H.4466 and H.4973, Blatt Room 433, agenda

9:00 a.m., House Judiciary Special Laws Subcommittee, Blatt Room 516, agenda

9:00 a.m., House American Legislative Exchange Council Blatt Room 501

9:00 a.m., House Business, Commerce, and Administrative Subcommittee of the Regulations and Administrative Procedures, Blatt Room 110, agenda

9:00 a.m., House Environmental Affairs Subcommittee, Blatt Room 410, agenda

9:00 a.m., House L.C.I. Public Utilities Subcommittee, Blatt Room 403, agenda

10:00 a.m., Gov. Henry McMaster will hold an event with the South Carolina Department of Motor Vehicles, State House, first floor lobby

10:00 a.m., House of Representatives State House, House Chamber, watch

10:00 a.m., Senate Education Committee, Gressette Room 209, agenda

11:00 a.m., Senate Banking and Insurance Committee, Gressette Room 308, agenda

11:00 a.m., Senate Judiciary Subcommittee on S.928, Gressette Room 207, agenda

11:45 a.m. Senate State House, Senate Chamber, watch

12:00 p.m. Joint assembly for State of the Judiciary address from S.C. Supreme Court Chief Justice Donald Beatty

1.5 hours after the House adjourns, E.P.W. Transportation Subcommittee on H.4511, Blatt Room 433, agenda, watch



Gun Reform Gridlock South Carolina Lede

‘Everyday ... something could happen.’ SC students call for gun reforms after Florida The State

S.C. House lawmakers twisting senate's arm over $37 million in monthly nuclear charges The Post and Courier 

Westinghouse being called to testify about its role in S.C.'s failed nuclear project The Post and Courier

Fraudulent emails backing South Carolina utility sale still being sent to lawmakers The Post and Courier 

Most SC Republicans want offshore oil drilling The State

South Carolina split on offshore drilling and Trump's disapproval rises, according to new poll The Post and Courier

This SC politician’s attempt at gun reform was shot down, but he’s not giving up The State 

Special election to replace Rick Quinn is going to a runoff The State 

South Carolina State Guard to Help Fight Prison Cellphones Associated Press

Bill limiting window for challenges to development in S.C. heading to Gov. McMaster's desk The Post and Courier 

SC Gov. McMaster to hold school-safety summit in wake of Florida shooting The State 

S.C. Gov. McMaster cries foul over White House allocation for Charleston port The State 

County jails not collecting DNA from arrestees as required by S.C. law The Post and Courier

House votes to bring back eye exam for SC driver’s license tests The State

SC’s Mark Sanford meets with students from Florida school shooting The State 

Sen. Paul Campbell wants judge to reconsider request to dismiss DUI charge The Post and Courier

SC public corruption: Judge summons Pascoe, Quinns for hearing Wednesday The State

Court reporter removed from Statehouse misconduct case after criticizing prosecutor online The Post and Courier

NAACP sues Myrtle Beach over Black Bike Week rules Associated Press

Faith, public safety leaders back Dylann Roof loophole bill Associated Press

Arming Upstate teachers: Enthusiastic support, fierce opposition Greenville News

International African American Museum "on track" to break ground this summer, Mayor Riley says Charleston City Paper

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